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March 25, 2019 In The News

Oregon's congressional delegation helped stir the Twitter storm over the weekend, mostly demanding that the full report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller be made available to Congress and the public.

March 24, 2019 In The News

In a four-page letter to members of Congress, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

March 24, 2019 In The News

Oregon congressional Democrats joined a chorus of indignant politicians on Twitter Sunday, demanding that the report on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 presidential campaign be released in full.

March 21, 2019 In The News

Twice in nine months, at least three members of Oregon’s congressional delegation have paid a visit to a little-known school in Salem run by the federal government.

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March 21, 2019 In The News

Oregon lawmakers are pushing for a nationwide ban of asbestos - a known carcinogen that kills thousands of people in America every year. 

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Senator Jeff Merkley inroduced a new act -- that would ban asbestos entirely in the U.S. 

The lawmakers met with community members in Portland Thursday to discuss the issue. 

March 20, 2019 In The News

By Suzanne Bonamici

Bonamici, a Democrat, represents Oregon’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

We can no longer wait to take bold action on climate change.

March 20, 2019 In The News

The fantastic college-admissions scandal calls to mind one of the most famous sayings in American life: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Its wise author, the great cartoonist Walt Kelly (he created Pogo) would have gotten a kick out of explanations for the alleged fraud, which have become an exercise in turning away from the mirror and blaming someone or something else.

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March 20, 2019 In The News

The major energy project slated for Morrow County is going to have a ripple effect — with the capacity for more battery storage than any other facility in the country. With that surge in power storage will come funds for local schools’ science, technology and art programs.

March 15, 2019 In The News

The admissions bribery scheme revealed this week in a federal indictment has prompted lawmakers in Washington to consider policies that could curtail the influence of wealth in college admissions.

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